As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group. Call 601-582-9314 for more info on how to become a member of VFW Post 3036.
Our organization is comprised of members from all walks of life with a common connection: all are relatives of those who served in overseas combat. When you join the VFW Auxiliary, you’ll have the opportunity to: Support Veterans, Active-Duty Service Members and Their Families The VFW Auxiliary offers numerous avenues for service, such as hospital volunteering, the adoption of military units and promoting patriotism. Anyone with a heart for veterans can count their membership as an important way to stand with veterans and the military community.
Coming home doesn't mean the battle is over. With over 10 times the amount of veterans lost to suicide than to combat operations in the same time period, there has never been a more important time to TAKE A STAND and DO something to support our veterans!! If you or someone you know is suffering from PTSD, we have people that have shared a similar experience and are ready to help. If you are struggling, if you are in pain, if you just need to talk, please call. Veterans Affairs Veterans Crisis Hotline 1 (800) 273- 8255 press "1" or Veterans CHAT www.veteranscrisisline.net or Veterans TEXT 838255
There are three qualifiers for membership in the VFW, as set out in our By-Laws. An individual must meet all three in order to become a member. They are as follows:
1: Citizenship – must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. National.
2: Honorable Service – must have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and either received a discharge of Honorable or General (Under Honorable Conditions) or be currently
3: Service in a war, campaign, or expedition on foreign soil or in hostile waters*. This can be proven by any of the following:
- An authorized campaign medal (see a full list of qualifying medals and badges)
- Receipt of Hostile Fire Pay or Imminent Danger Pay (verified by a military pay statement)
- Service in Korea for 30 consecutive or 60 non-consecutive days
*This information is usually available through a veteran’s DD-214. If other information is needed or if a veteran’s DD-214 is not complete, they can contact the National Personnel Records Center online or at 314-801-0800 to request more information.
More detailed information on VFW eligibility can be accessed here.
Our programs support our service members while they are on the front line, as they are being discharged and long after they return. Your tax-deductible donation will be immediately directed to the VFW programs where your support is most urgently needed.
Post VFW MeetingOpening
VFW Post 3036 monthly membership meetings are on the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. We have several items of business to conduct. This will be an important and informative meeting, please make it a priority on your schedule.
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...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.
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